New information is available to assist those who are deaf or hard of hearing or have disabilities. The Church’s Disabilities page has been updated online and the content is also available on the Gospel Library app in the Life Help section.
The updates include resources for individuals, parents, caregivers, and leaders of those who are deaf or hard of hearing or have disabilities.
The new resources include information about doctrine, videos, home evening lessons on disability awareness and inclusion, service mission opportunities, and outside resources.
The scriptures and other Church materials are available in a variety of accessible formats for the deaf or hard of hearing, such as the following:
- American Sign Language (ASL.ChurchofJesusChrist.org)
- Audio (audio.ChurchofJesusChrist.org)
- Audio Description
- Closed Captions
- DAISY format (DAISY.ChurchofJesusChrist.org)
- Materials on talking book cartridges
- Victor Reader Stream Files
- Web Braille (braille.ChurchofJesusChrist.org)
See the Church’s Disabilities page and learn more in the article “Disability Specialist Helps Ward Address Hard Topics, Solve Unique Challenges.”
Disabilities content is also available in nine additional languages:
This article was adapted from the Newsroom article “Online Content for Individuals with Disabilities on Church Platforms.”